Tall Tales Unit from Teacher's Clubhouse

Tall Tales Unit from Teacher's Clubhouse
Tall Tales Unit from Teacher's Clubhouse
Tall Tales Unit from Teacher's Clubhouse
Tall Tales Unit from Teacher's Clubhouse
Tall Tales Unit from Teacher's Clubhouse
Tall Tales Unit from Teacher's Clubhouse
Tall Tales Unit from Teacher's Clubhouse
Tall Tales Unit from Teacher's Clubhouse
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The Tall Tales Unit includes resources for exploring tall tales in the classroom. (Includes 23 files below)

1) Tall Tale Book Report Form: A book report to use with tall tales.
2) Tall Tale Map: A chart to complete to help decide if a story is a tall tale or not.
3) Exaggerations: Students practice using exaggeration on their own.
4) Whoppers: Students get to share "whoppers" they've told or heard in the past.
5) Whale of a Tale: Students select words to include in their own "Whale of a Tale".
6) Character Traits Chart: A chart to record character traits for tall tale heroes.
7) Tall Tale Trails: A map for tracking tall tale characters' adventures through the states and regions of U.S.
8) Tall Tale "Pocket-Book" Cover: A cover for creating a "pocket-book" of regional tall tale characters. (Fold large construction paper to make pocket pages)
9) Tall Tale Pocket Labels: Region labels for "Tall Tale Pocket-Book".
10) Tall Tale Trading Cards: Students create trading cards with important information about each tall tale character!
11) Puppet Show Planning Page and Script: A planning page and script for students to use in writing their own puppet show about tall tale heroes.
12) Puppet Show Scoring Guide: A scoring guide for grading a student's contribution to the puppet show.
13) My Original Tall Tale: Students use this template to write their own original tall tale story.
14) Tall Tale Publishing Page: Students use this page to "publish" their tall tale stories into a true TALL tale. (cut page on middle line and glue end to end)
15) Tall Tale Story Rubric: A rubric for grading students' original tall tale stories.
16) Tall Tale Award: An award to give students for becoming a tall tale creator.
17) Tall Tale Role Cards: A set of cards describing the roles of the exaggerator, travel guide, trait tracker, and problem solver.
18) Exaggerator Role Sheet: The "exaggerator" will record exaggerations found in tall tales read.
19) Travel Guide Role Sheet: The "travel guide" will record states/regions/landforms found in tall tales read.
20) Trait Tracker Role Sheet: The "trait tracker" maps out the super-abilities and adventures of tall tale characters.
21) Problem Solver: The "problem solver" will write about the problem and funny solutions of tall tales read.
22) Tall Tale Character Can Project: A project information sheet explaining tall tale character can reading project. Includes a list of tall tale characters and the U.S. regions they're from.
23) Tall Tale Character Can Project Rubric: A rubric for grading students' tall tale character can projects.

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